Santa Barbara Harbor Six Year Federal Maintenance Dredging Program


SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Army, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Document Title
Santa Barbara Harbor Six Year Federal Maintenance Dredging Program
Document Type
OTH - Other Document
Present Land Use
Harbor Commercial; park and recreaction; coastal
Document Description
Note: EA and FONSI; Review Per Lead The proposed action is a six year maintenance dredging program at the Santa Barbara Harbor, located in City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, CA. The proposed project includes an annual removal of up to 600,000 cy of littoral material, or approximately 3,600,000 cy over the six year period, from the federal entrance, navigation channels, and the sand trap within the federal channels to include approach channel, entrance channel, turning area - inside, turning area - outside, and marina channel. Dredging would occur twice a year, one dredging operation in late fall or early winter, and one dredging operation in spring, and are expected to be for an approximately 120 days annually. Dredged material placement would occur downcoast of the harbor within the East Beach placement area.

Contact Information

Kirk C. Brus
Agency Name
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
East Cabrillo Blvd/State St
Total Acres
State Highways
101, HWY 1
BNSF; Amtrak
McKinley ES
Mission Creek, Laguna Creek, Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery
Development Types
Other (Annual maintenance dredging)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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